The Oregon Coast offers hundreds, if not thousands of fun-filled activities and places to stay. For the avid reader and book lover, however, there is one specific hotel that stands out. Our very own Jessica embarked on an Oregon Coast getaway this past weekend to the very serene Sylvia Beach Hotel. Read on to hear about her exciting weekend!

The Sylvia Beach Hotel is a literary sanctuary in the form of a hotel that sits on a cliff overlooking Nye Beach and has 2 resident cats. This is the ultimate readers’ delight: no phones, radios, or TV’s- just 2 communal rooms with a fireplace overflowing with comfortable chairs and couches and bookshelves overlooking the ocean. Each room is decorated with its own literary theme from Edgar Allan Poe to Dr. Seuss.

There are also 2 dormitories for women and men in which bunk beds are offered for a reduced rate with shared bathrooms down the hall. This was fun, as I encountered a teacher from the UK and book lovers from all over the Pacific North West in this room. If anyone wants to lift their nose from their book, they can walk the 2-3 mile expanse of the beach which is overlooked by the Yaquina Lighthouse, inhale the sea salt smell, watch the waves lap up the seashore, and hear the chirping of the sea gulls.


For more information on Oregon Coast hotels, please visit our lodging page .

Flag as Incorrect

Is any of the information on this page incorrect?

A Related Story

Looking for more stories like this? Here’s a suggestion…

  1. Summer Spirits in Joseph

    written by Eileen Garvin

    Sometimes a place is so beautiful, you can almost taste it. Joseph is like that. Out there, your views are full of the…

Share your thoughts Comments

Have something to say? Your Comment

  1. Your comment will be the first one for this story. Some might think of this as a lot of pressure, but as a trail blazer you recognize that someone has to be first. Your fellow travelers appreciate your opinion, so thanks in advance!


Sign up for the

Travel Oregon


Stay in touch and get the inside scoop for your next Oregon adventure. We'll deliver Oregon stories, itineraries, contests and ideas of where to eat + drink and get outdoors and explore - right to your inbox, every month.

Success! You're all signed up to receive Oregon trip ideas delivered right to your inbox.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.

can't wait to hear from us?

Follow us Online